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Lead Security Engineer

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Job Id:

23478

Job Category:

IT Infrastructure

Job Location:

Bethesda, MD  20852

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Piper Companies

JOB DESCRIPTION

Lead Security Engineer

Piper Companies is looking for a Lead Security Engineer to head the security architecture and design for our client’s growing information security team in Bethesda, MD. This role requires strong network security skills as well as application security experience.  The Lead Security Engineer will partner with network, infrastructure, eCommerce, and application team leads to advance cloud strategy while ensuring solid execution of security fundamentals such as identity and access management, threat management, incident response, and disaster recovery planning. The successful candidate must have current, hands-on security experience – this is not a design or management only position.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the planning, design, and evaluation of security systems and architecture to support Total Wine’s risk management program
  • Lead the review of change requests and new releases for security impact to systems and processes  
  • Ensure appropriate security standards and controls are implemented across WANs, LANs, on-premise data centers, and cloud networks, working in collaboration with internal network and infrastructure teams and third-party vendors
  • Lead the design of firewall architecture across the enterprise, including management of rules, approval of changes, and ongoing maintenance/optimization
  • Identify, define, and implement security requirements for both external and internal facing applications and integrations
  • Lead the deployment, operation, and ongoing maintenance/upgrades of various security tools and technologies such as web application firewalls, endpoint security, identity and access management, threat detection, and vulnerability scanning
  • Assist IT management team with the development, review, and updating of security requirements, standards, policies, and procedures
  • Monitor and audit information systems and services to ensure compliance with policies and data security regulations
  • Serve as technical subject matter expert (SME) for escalated security incidents and problems from the Security operations team, which includes after hours and on-call support.
  • Lead incident response planning, testing, and continuous improvement
  • Lead disaster recovery planning, testing, and continuous improvement

 

Minimum Experience, Skills and Education:

  • BS in Computer Sciences or equivalent combination of education and related work experience
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience working in a senior network and security engineering role in a medium to large company with at least 7+ years of overall IT experience 
  • Active CISSP, SANS, or related security certification(s) required
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including but not limited to firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-malware software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, and PKI
  • Experience with Cisco hardware required: Meraki, and/or Palo Alto network and security solutions preferred
  • Experience with security monitoring tools: SPLUNK preferred
  • Knowledge of Google and Microsoft Azure cloud architecture, wireless security, web related technologies, and distributed systems
  • Experience with writing security standards, policies, and procedures
  • Experience with incident response and disaster recovery planning and testing 
  • Experience with developing application security requirements and controls
  • Working knowledge of security frameworks, regulatory requirements, and industry standards such as NIST, COBIT, ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, GDPR, and CCPA

 

Compensation/Benefits:

  • $140,000-$150,000/year salary commensurate on experience with flexibility for candidates who exceed the requirements
  • Full Benefits: Health, Vision, Dental, 401k, PTO

 

Please send resumes to Joseph Gros at jgros@pipercompanies.com

 

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Job Id:

23478

Job Category:

IT Infrastructure

Job Location:

Bethesda, MD  20852

Security Clearance:

Not Defined

Business Unit:

Piper Companies